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Re: File Menu, 5 last notebooks

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg51007] Re: File Menu, 5 last notebooks
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2004 04:48:52 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <cjghu1$q2a$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <cjghu1$q2a$1 at smc.vnet.net>, "Barthelet, Luc" <lucb at ea.com> 
wrote:

> I see that Mathematica remembers my last 5 notebooks. I could not find an 
> option to change so that it would remember the last 20 instead of 5. Anyone
> knows where that is?

Good question. I do not know if there is an option that does this. 
However, I have found a (somewhat clumsy) way to do what you want. If 
you look for NotebooksMenu in the Option Inspector..., showing the 
global options, you will see the list of currently remembered Notebooks. 
Clicking the square symbol at the right of the option brings up a dialog 
box containing a list of currently available notebooks. If you manually 
add more files to this menu, say adding 15 more files, then it cycles 
through the 20 last Notebooks instead of reverting to just remembering 5.

You can also type NotebooksMenu into the Help Browser with Master Index 
selected (This mentions the File | Notebooks sub-menu, which I think is 
spurious) to find out more information on the NotebooksMenu global 
option.

Cheers,
Paul

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